kyle and mom
kyle and my 'daughter - in - love' , vanessa
this was the sunset last night, in all it's glowing orange gloriousness. i guess i've never said this, but i don't use photoshop or any photo manipulation tools. i am positive i'd make a mess of it, but more, it's supremely satisfying to try to make a photo with natural (epic) light and patience and luck (and sometimes filters). after uploading these i was pleased they came out, even showing rings radiating out from the sun. i love that the camera can pick up things sometimes our eyes can't see. linking with natural suburbias creative friday.
thirty years ago today my firstborn son came into the world. in a spectacular way, he was born on our living room floor. oh he was a planned home birth, but he came a bit quicker than anticipated, arriving just minutes after my midwife's assistant did. i know he probably can't believe he's 30 (i remember like yesterday feeling the same), but what's even more strange, i can't believe i have a 30 year old son. in the photo above he and i are in hawaii, when he was at university (and i was the only woman in his life, hee hee) and now here he is with vanessa and in love. today, on his birthday these two are in hawaii visiting her family and their friends and celebrating his day. aloha au ia`oe my son, you came into the world and made mine. happy happy birthday, i love you to forever and back. mom.